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by Margaret Robinson
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Vegan Forum
Topic: Eating an oyster as bad as eating a cow?
Replies: 12
Views: 1566

Re: Eating an oyster as bad as eating a cow?

I don't think everyone sees oysters as akin to strawberries. I avoid them and similar sea creatures because to me it's a slippery slope argument. If I start eating shrimp, for example, soon I'll want to eat crab and lobster, and eventually I'm back to being an omnivore, only then I'd be one who tell...
by Margaret Robinson
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: Other Philosophy Discussion Forum
Topic: rape culture
Replies: 7
Views: 1404

Re: rape culture

Rape culture describes the broad social support for men dominating women's bodies. For example, an enormous number of mainstream American films support the idea that men should ignore women's expressed disinterest and continue to pursue them until they "win" her and get sex. I worked in a video stor...
by Margaret Robinson
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Vegan Forum
Topic: Culture clash and cultural sensitivity
Replies: 5
Views: 2133

Re: Culture clash and cultural sensitivity

I realize this is from last year, but I came across it recently and wanted to respond. "Cultural appropriation" describes when privileged people steal elements of oppressed cultures for their own use. For example, think of how some Settlers use Indigenous hunting traditions as "proof" that it's okay...
by Margaret Robinson
Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Intro: Margaret Robinson
Replies: 5
Views: 726

Re: Intro: Margaret Robinson

Thanks for the link. It's looking good so far. I definitely agree that vegan activism (especially by Settlers) is best done with other Settlers. Welcome Margaret, great article! Have you seen this article on our Wiki? http://philosophicalvegan.com/wiki/index.php/Native_Peoples#Regional_Food_Prices I...
by Margaret Robinson
Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Intro: Margaret Robinson
Replies: 5
Views: 726

Re: Intro: Margaret Robinson

I was prompted to go vegan for really shallow reasons. It was summer and I wanted to drop a few pounds and didn't have time to learn anything about nutrition or calories. I quit caffeine, dairy, sugar, and salt. I tried tofu and switched to whole grains from white. I suppose I got the idea from peru...
by Margaret Robinson
Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Intro: Margaret Robinson
Replies: 5
Views: 726

Intro: Margaret Robinson

Hello, I'm a a vegan feminist scholar from Eskikewa’kik Nova Scotia and a member of the Lennox Island First Nation. I'm currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology & Social Anthropology at Dalhousie University, and an Affiliate Scientist at the Centre for Addiction & Mental Healt...